The Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago
invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Latinx
politics. While we are primarily interested in someone who
studies Latinx politics within the United States, we welcome
applications from scholars who also investigate these issues from a
comparative or transnational perspective that includes a focus on
the U.S. Among the goals of this search is increasing the diversity
of the faculty in the Department of Political Science, and we,
therefore, welcome applicants from groups that are historically
underrepresented in the academy.
Candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD
degree prior to the start of the appointment.
Applicants must apply at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio
website at http://apply.interfolio.com/92390.
Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that, among other
things, describes the applicant's prior and potential contributions
to diversity in the context of academic research, teaching, and
service; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement addressing
current research and future plans for research; 4) a teaching
statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) two
samples of scholarly writing; and 6) three letters of
To be considered, those interested must apply through The
University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses
Interfolio to accept applications.
Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2021.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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